Posted in July 2012

Nathan Sawaya Takes My Questions

Nathan Sawaya Takes My Questions

I had the privilege of conducting a virtual interview with Nathan Sawaya, the mastermind and soul behind the one-of-a-kind exhibit The Art of the Brick now taking place in Taipei. You can get a glimpse of the singular exhibition by clicking on Nathan Sawaya: Recreator of LEGO. Nathan Sawaya is officially recognized by The LEGO … Continue reading

Nathan Sawaya: Recreator of LEGO

Nathan Sawaya: Recreator of LEGO

(Yellow: Nathan’s best-known art piece, comprising 11, 014 bricks.) Metal, wood, clay or even a stone can all be perfect mediums of sculptural arts. But LEGO bricks? Give me a break, you might say. Or, Get out of here! I was not born yesterday. But I’m not kidding you. Larger-than-life sculptures made of nothing else … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes: Maggie’s Magic Menu Show

Behind the Scenes: Maggie’s Magic Menu Show

As the famed host of the cooking show Maggie’s Magic Menu, Maggie Liu is also the executive chef of Le Bistro de L’olivier, a well-known French restaurant in Taipei. (This billboard is up in downtown Taipei for Maggie’s latest cooking show.) My sister Paulina and I got very lucky when we were chosen to be … Continue reading

Think outside the box. Push the envelope. Meet the new genre of weekend warriors at Startup Weekend workshop!

Think outside the box. Push the envelope. Meet the new genre of weekend warriors at Startup Weekend workshop!

Startup Weekend is a well-designed, well-executed, challenge-driven innovation workshop that sees many a novel product take shape from conception to completion, bolstered by mentor guidance along the way. I was honored to be invited to Startup Weekend Taiwan Hardware 2012, the latest and the very first hybrid software-hardware themed event held in Taipei September 14-16. … Continue reading